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A visit to the YWT Skerne Wetlands

Skearne Wetlands

A visit to the YWT owned and managed habitat mosaic that is Skerne Wetlands to learn how a former commercial fish farm was turned into a nature reserve. The site consists of reedbeds, wet woodland, fen, open water pools, ponds and ditches and a 2km section of the West Beck SSSI chalk stream. You will see examples of habitat creation, ... Read More

Litter pick along the Foss

Foss Islands Road, York Foss Islands Road, York, North Yorkshire

A litter pick along the lower reaches of the Foss. Sat 18th June starting at 9am - meet by the blue footbridge opposite Morrisons. Please let Barry know in advance if you are coming so he can plan the morning. Barry Thomas (barry1thomas@googlemail.com)  

Skipwith Common 4 mile circular walk

Skipwith Common Cornelius Causeway, Selby

Skipwith Common circular 4 miles. Possible lunch at the Drover’s Arms in Skipwith. Tues 21st June heading out at 10am Meet in  Sandy Lane car park YO8 5DF Please let Derek Chivers know if you are coming - derek@chivers.plus.com

A relaxed and informative wander around York with Toby Kendall

Monk Bar jewbury

Wed 22nd June meeting at 6.30pm by the Bile Beans sign opposite the Monkbar Hotel Toby Kendall will lead a relaxed wander around York looking at where some of the interesting below ground archaeology has been found and how this relates to the above ground City see today - Specific themes and periods to look at will be based what ... Read More

Welburn and Bulmer circular – 5 miles

Crown and Cushion, Welburn

Welburn and Bulmer circular 5 miles Mon 11th July ready to walk at 10am Meet Outside Crown and Cushion, Welburn, York YO60 7DZ Refreshments at ‘Dogh’ cafè in Welburn. Please let Derek Chivers know you are coming (derek@chivers.plus.com)

The Groves Butterfly Festival

Foss Fairy Trail, Heworth, York YO31 8RP A1036, Heworth, York

Butterfly Festival - Saturday 30 July 12-3pm Come and join us for a festival of butterflies!  Activities of different kinds from painting to learning a bit about nature The event will take place on the riverside at the entrance from Monkbridge. ​ No Entrance Fee. Donations gratefully received on the day. ​ Please ensure that you keep children with you ... Read More

Kirkham Priory circular walk 4 miles.

Kirkham Priory

Kirkham Priory circular 4 miles. Thurs 4th Aug ready to set off at 6pm Meet in Kirkham Priory car park Meal afterwards at The Stone Trough Please let Anne Bednarski know if you are coming 1904 764086 (annebednarski@hotmail.com )

Moor Monkton circular walk 5 miles.

Moor Monkton

Fri 12th Aug ready to go by 10am Meet by the phone box in Main St. Moor Monkton YO26 8JA Fish and chips afterwards at the Wetherby Whaler. Please let Anne Bednarski know if you are coming. 01904 764086 (annebednarski@hotmail.com)

Another relaxed stroll around York with Toby Kendall

Memorial Gardens, York

Toby Kendall will lead a second relaxed wander around York looking at where some of the interesting below ground archaeology has been found and how this relates to the above ground City you see today - Specific themes and periods to look at will be based what people suggest that evening. Wed 28th Sept ready to start at 6.30pm Meet ... Read More

A Litterpick along the Foss

Foss Islands Road, York Foss Islands Road, York, North Yorkshire

Litter pick along the Foss Sat 15th Oct 9am Meet by the blue footbridge opposite Morrisons Contact Barry in advance if you are coming so he can plan the morning. Barry Thomas 01904 490081 barry1thomas@googlemail.com  

Why not join and enjoy the River Foss?

Come for a daytime or evening walk. Help with litter picks, weed management and other activities. ‘Adopt’ and monitor a short stretch of the Foss. As a member, you will enjoy the many varied activities we run.

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Nurturing the Foss